A smile, a laugh, a joke… may not be what they seem!

For quite a few years now I have been working in various roles within Social Work. In one role I worked with people in the early stages of dementia and their families. One of the things we provided was groups for those just diagnosed with dementia and also carer’s groups. I used to co-facilitate aContinue reading “A smile, a laugh, a joke… may not be what they seem!”

Sharing time with family

Today I spent the day with my three grand-daughters and my cousin out Op Shopping. My daughter is raising her children to be independent thinkers who are not slaves to current fashions, but seek their own style. She told me that they enjoyed Op Shopping, so I thought I would take them out and seeContinue reading “Sharing time with family”

Laughter is the best medicine…. So just for a laugh…

This has absolutely nothing to do with Parkinson’s, but I thought I’d share a poem I wrote some years ago inspired by a trip to the local swimming pool. Have you seen your Mother naked? Have you seen your mother naked, her body then unclad? Or your Auntie, or your Grandma.. now that would beContinue reading “Laughter is the best medicine…. So just for a laugh…”